A visit to the High Tech Expo in Tsukuba, Japan for a look at the latest Japanese robotics technology. Features Sony, Toshiba, Fujitsu, Fanuc, NEC, and others. Plus a robot from Waseda University that can play the organ! Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: 1985, japan, robots, tsukuba, expo
United States Navy film #MN-4273 Here's Your Letter, Sailor!Illustrates the operation of V-Mail in the U.S. Navy. Shows how mail is delivered to ships, and explains the proper format to use to address letters so they don't go in the Nixie pile. I can't find much about this film but I think Paramount produced this. I don't recognize the character actor sailor but he is pretty fabu. National Archives description: "On the delivery of mail to sailors at sea. Reel 1, mailbags are transferred by... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: WWII, World War, 1939-1945, WWII, Gay military personnel -- United States -- History -- 20th...
United Newsreel (U.S. Office of War Information) news from May & June 1942U.S. Rushes New Bases in PacificNew Roles for Women in War!Sport Fans Hail Big Athletic Meet [June 1942 American Athletic Union (AAU)]Soldiers Get Mail Via Movie FilmU.S. Victory at Midway Filmed Under FireNational Archives description "Part 1, equipment and supplies are unloaded. Part 2, Navy nurses model summer uniforms. Women join the WAC; shows the WAC Col. Oveta C. Hobby. Women dispatch carriers ride... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Newsreel, World War, 1939-1945, United States. Navy, World War II, World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial...
A short public service announcement created for the University of Rochester's cable TV station. Did you know that nine-time olympic gold medal winner Carl Lewis made the switch to a vegetarian diet? How about Alicia Silverstone? Or Albert Einstein? ( 2 reviews ) Topics: vegetarianism, public service announcement, famous people
Every afficianado of ephemeral public-domain films is familiar with the gratuitous and ubiquitous "purple vomit sequences" that inexplicably appeared in a great number of these films over a twenty-year period. As yet, not one producer, crewmember, or actor who was involved in any of these films has volunteered a reason for these bizarre segments, most of which have been excised from prints currently in distribution. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: clipfilm, clipfilms, ephemeral, prelinger, censored, deleted, vomit, puke, technicolor yawn, sick,...
Amusing health propaganda trailer on the dangers of sneezing. NHS in 1948. Public health. Colds. Coughs and Sneezes spread diseases, Modern Public Health Campaign Films. Post War era. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: health, colds, nhs
I heard that someone wanted this cartoon. Here it is in all its glory. A buddy from the film restoration society Nashville office had it and he did the restoration. The one that I had was in awful shape. Poor color, poor soundtrack, and the whole works that was in poor shape. The film restoration society sent a whole package of puppetoons. More to come in the future. ( 5 reviews ) Topics: George Pal, Puppetoons, Children's shows, Puppetry
A Greyhound bus transports us through the landscape of American mythology. Directed by Harold Schuster. Director of Photography: Jerry Fairbanks. Screenplay: Charles L. Tedford, Leo S. Rosencrans. Film Editor: Milton Kleinberg. Art Director: Theobold Holsopple. Production Supervisor: John McKennon. Musical Supervision: Edward Paul. Assistant Director: Robert Scrivner. With Marshall Thompson (Mysterious Stranger); Tommy Kirk (Jimmy Rollins); Morris Ankrum (Fred Schroder); Angie Dickinson (Mary);... ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Patriotism, Transportation: Bus, Travelogues
Presents Professor Merrell Gage, retired head of the Department of Sculpture at the University of Southern California, describing the life and career of Abraham Lincoln as he sculpts a lifelike bust of the 16th President, making physical changes in the subject's hair, beard and expression to correspond to events in Lincoln's life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 7 reviews ) Topics: presidential history, Art with a capital A
Introduction to the basic scientific principles of using a manned space platform in helping explore the universe. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: yesterday's tomorrow today, SPACE!
Our hero tries to straighten out some juvenile delinquents in this adventure based on the comic strip "Tailspin Tommy." You can find more information regarding this film on its IMDb page. ( 8 reviews ) Topic: action/adventure
Sales training film for duPont Film Division (cellophane), featuring an angel and devil monitoring the activities of bakery salesmen on earth, and explaining how packaging helps to sell food. In Kodachrome. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: Sales: Training, Heaven and hell, Food industry